6 articles Preservation

Digital Preservation and Processing Procedure and Workflow

by Carleton College “This procedure is designed to make a consistent and scaleable workflow to prepare digital files for long term preservation, description online and distribution online. ” The wiki also outlines and describes standards used.  It includes information on the following topics: Standards and Formats Bagit OAIS DROID – Digital Record Object Identification Exif Metadata…

Developing a Born-Digital Preservation Workflow

by Jack Kearney, Audiovisual Archives Assistant & Bill Donovan, Digital Imaging & Curation Manager, Boston College Libraries   Demonstrates a digital preservation work for born-digital content using a real-life example.   Available at this URL: http://digitalcommonwealth.memberlodge.org/Resources/Documents/Conference/2014/Developing-a-Born-Digital-Preservation-Workflow.pdf

Steps in a Digital Preservation Workflow

by Bill LeFurgy, Digital Initiative Project Manager with the Library of Congress, National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program. “This presentation will outline generic considerations and processes for building and managing a digital preservation workflow. We will consider the workflow within the larger context of a digital content life cycle, which runs from information creation through…

Visualizing Digital Preservation Workflows

by Bill LeFurgy, Digital Initiatives Manager for the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program at the Library of Congress A follow-up blog post to a webinar entitled Steps in a Digital Preservation Workflow, part of the American Library Association/Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Online Learning program.  This blog post shows workflow visualizations used in the…

Accessing RAID Disk Images Guide

Disk images can be accessed in a number of ways. This guide will include instructions for accessing disk images via FTK Imager and BitCurator. The reason for including both access methods is that both methods have strengths and weaknesses. Specifically, FTK Imager is easy to use, runs natively in Windows, and requires no special knowledge.…